Registration for the 2023 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics has opened online at www.nvso.us.
Over 70 events from track and field to croquet and bocce, to swimming and pickleball are on the two week schedule beginning Saturday, Sept. 9 and closing Sunday, Sept. 24. “There are also more than 10 indoor events such as 10 pin bowling, canasta, crossword puzzles, Mexican train dominoes and more,” said Herb Levitan, NVSO chair.
Adults 50 years of age and older who live in one of the sponsoring jurisdictions (cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William) are encouraged to see the full list of events on the website, www.nvso.us,
After each event, gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded. Most events are played in five or ten year age groups and by gender. The registration fee is $20 for unlimited events. There are five events that require an additional fee: ten pin bowling; disc golf; cycling; 9 hole, 3 par golf; and orienteering. Members of the general public are welcome to observe those participating. For more information, email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
NVSO is sponsored by the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William. To date, 2023 Gold Patrons are Advanced Hearing Services; Aetna; Elancé Luxury Living; Facial Plastic Surgery Center; Goodwin Living; Greenspring Village; Hunters Woods at Trails Edge; The Jefferson; Retirement Unlimited; Sentara Health Plans; and Falcons Landing.